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Apostle Symeon

Hieromartyr Symeon the kinsman of the Lord, Apostle of the Seventy and Bishop of Jerusalem (107); Martyr Anthimus of Nicomedia, Bishop (303); Martyr Poplionus (Poplion, Popllon); Martyr Lollionus the New (Longinus the New); Saint Pollion the Reader (Pollio), of Cibalis in Pannonia, burnt alive under Diocletian (306); Saint Eulogius the Hospitable of Constantinople (6th c.); Saint Nicon, abbot of the Monastery of St. Gerasimus (6th c.); Saint Simeon Stylites the Younger of Cilicia (Symeon the New Stylite) (597), and his brother George; Saint John of Cathares, abbot of Cathares Monastery at Constantinople (839); Saint Liberalis of Treviso, priest from Ancona in Italy, worked for the conversion of the Arians and suffered much at their hands (400); Saint Theophilus, Bishop of Brescia (427); Saint Maughold {Machalus), Bishop of the Isle of Man (ca.488); Saint Assicus (Ascicus, Tassach), first bishop of Elphin, Ireland, converted to Christianity by Saint Patrick (490); Saint Tertullian, eighth Bishop of Bologna in Italy (490); Saint Enoder (Cynidr, Kenedr, Quidic) (6th c.); Saint Winewald, Abbot of Beverley in England (ca.731); Saint Floribert of Li├Ęge (746); Saint Stephen, Abbot of the Kiev Caves and Bishop of Vladimir in Volhynia (1094); New Hieromartyr Seraphim of Phanarion, Bishop of Phanarion and Neokhorion (1601); New Martyr Elias Ardunis of Mount Athos (1686) New Hieromartyrs Paul (Svetozarov), Protopresbyter (1922) and John (Rozhdestvensky), Priests of Ivanova (1922); New Martyrs: Peter (Yazikov), Nicholas (Malkov), Auxentius (Kalashnikov), Sergius (Mefodiev) and Virgin-martyr Anastasia, at Ivanova (1922); Virgin-martyr Mary (1938); New Hieromartyr John (Spassky), Priest of Tver (1941); Other Commemorations: Incineration of the relics of Saint Sabbas, first Archbishop of Serbia, by Sinan Pasha (1595); Glorification (1999) of New Hieromartyr Hilarion (Troitsky), Archbishop of Vereya (1929)